Midwest Energy News: Illinois AG objects to incentives for smart meter cloud computing

Posted by Kevin Stark on May 22, 2018

Kevin Stark reports: The Illinois Attorney General’s Office doesn’t like a proposal by state regulators to let utilities recover the cost of cloud computing services.
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Utility Dive: Cybersecurity and the distributed grid: A double-edged sword

Posted by Robert Walton on May 21, 2018

Robert Walton reports: as the Internet of Things merges with grid edge technology, experts say the power sector is both more vulnerable and more secure. Two evolutions are taking place around the power sector today, which could make it more difficult to defend from a growing cyber threat.
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Forbes: Trump Administration May Give Mouth-To-Mouth To Resuscitate Coal Industry

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on May 21, 2018

A Forbes contributor notes: The Trump administration may try to resuscitate the coal industry by using laws that, in effect, conclude that national security is at stake because the reliability of the electric grid is at risk. That is a hard case to make both to Congress and to the public, which is experiencing stable electricity prices and cleaner options.
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Midwest Energy News: Business group offers Ohio candidates a clean energy road map

Posted by Kathiann Kowalski on May 21, 2018

Kathiann Kowalski summarized her interview with AEE's Ray Fakhoury and Ohio AEE's Ted Ford:
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Cleveland Plain Dealer: Wind turbine setback reform gets mixed reaction

Posted by John Funk on May 18, 2018

Reporter John Funk describes the latest in efforts to correct wind setback constraints, noting that proposed legislation could potentially pit wind against clean energy advocates. He includes Ohio AEE's perspective with comments from Ted Ford:
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Microgrid Knowledge: Message to FERC: Think Beyond Bulk Power to Achieve Grid Resilience

Posted by Elisa Wood on May 18, 2018

Microgrid Knowledge reported on comments submitted to FERC, leading with AEE's: Several groups are urging FERC to give microgrids and distributed energy resources a place at the table as it searches for ways to improve electric grid resilience on the bulk power system.
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Ohio Advanced Energy Roadmap to Grow Economy, Jobs

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on May 17, 2018

Ohio Advanced Energy Roadmap Will Grow the Economy, Create Jobs, and Restore Competitive Advantage
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U.S. Advanced Energy Posts Big Jobs Gains, Employing 3.4 Million Across Nation

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on May 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2018 —Today national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) reacted to the latest U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER). The 2018 USEER was published by the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) and the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) based on a survey conducted by BW Research. 
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Washington Examiner (Opinion): Trump’s Energy Dept. cries ‘emergency’ in pursuit of coal and nuke bailout

Posted by Dena Wiggins and Malcolm Woolf on May 15, 2018

AEE's and NGSA's joint opinion piece was published by the Washington Examiner:
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Utility Dive: Texas smart meter settlement could grow market for energy products

Posted by Robert Walton on May 10, 2018

Dive Brief:
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Broad Energy Coalition Submits Legal Concerns to DOE on Emergency Bailout of Power Plants

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on May 8, 2018

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Axios: Legal shot across Perry's bow

Posted by Ben Geman on May 8, 2018

New today: Renewables and natural gas groups are warning Energy Secretary Rick Perry that invoking emergency powers to prop up coal-fired and nuclear power plants would be illegal.
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Houston Chronicle: Effort to revive coal tests Rick Perry's devotion to free markets

Posted by James Osborne on May 8, 2018

The Houston Chronicle reported: While governor of Texas, Rick Perry was approached by a group of power executives who warned that unless state regulators took steps to raise electricity rates, power plants across the state would close and regular blackouts could follow.
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Forbes (Opinion): America's Utility of The Future Forms Around Performance-Based Regulation

Posted by Sonia Aggarwal on May 7, 2018

Sonia Aggarwal is the Vice President of Energy Innovation, and Director of America’s Power Plan.
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Philadelphia Business Journal (Opinion): Electric vehicles: Plug in, turn on, clean up

Posted by Andrew Daga and Macy Neshati on May 3, 2018

Andrew Daga is CEO of Malvern-based Momentum Dynamics Corp., which specializes in high-power wireless charging for electric vehicles. Macy Neshati is senior vice president for BYD Heavy Industries (an AEE member), the largest manufacturer of electric vehicles in the world, and the leading provider of heavy-duty electric vehicles in the United States.
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